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denominations. in california, at the menlo park presbyterian church, pastor john ortberg has based much of his writing for books and sermons on michelangelo's images. >> on the ceiling you have this image that is glorious, transcendent, splendid, overwhelming, enormous. i mean, you just stand in there and you're kind of bowled over by it. >> reporter: michelangelo depicted the biblical creation story from the beginning through man's fall from grace. when it was first unveiled to the public in 1512, the artist giorgio vasari said the whole world could be heard running up to see it, and indeed, it s such as to make everyone astonished. at harvard divinity school, for many years the coordinator of the theological opportunities program for women was elizabeth dodson gray. >> i think it was enormously significant because of the effect it had upon people encouraging them to think of god as male through 500 years. i don't know how much they thought of god as male before the sistine chapel. i do know that in judaism the jews were absolutely discouraged, as you know, from doing any graven image, and so
physician-assisted suicide was narrowly defeated. in california, voters decided not to abolish the death penalty. with all the acrimony around the election, many religious leaders called for a new spirit of civility. more than 700 churches held special election day communion services. organizers said they wanted to refocus allegiance to god and work for justice beyond the ballot box. our assessment of the election returns in a few moments. >>> faith-based groups continue to mobilize to help those affected by hurricane sandy. on the east coast, volunteers across the spectrum are serving food, providing shelter and helping with cleanup in a massive relief operation. this week, ny othose forts we hampereby evn mo bad weather. kim lawton has more on the efforts in one new york community. >> a week after sandy, rabbi shneur wolowik of the chabad lubavitch movement is in the devastated rockaway beach area of new york. he's visiting some of the many families in his congregation whose homes are unlivable. when sandy hit, this family awoke to the sound of water rushing in. >> where were you at th
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